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  • Comic-Con: Francis Ford Coppola on vampires, loss and superfandom

    Comic-Con: Francis Ford Coppola on vampires, loss and superfandom
  • Randolph Duke lists Hollywood Hills home at $7.85 million

    Randolph Duke lists Hollywood Hills home at $7.85 million
    Designer Randolph Duke has dressed so many Hollywood starlets that he actually alphabetizes them on his website, presumably to avoid showing favoritism. And while we have no way of knowing whether his designs are lucky charms come awards season, the...
  • The many uses of a wood-fired oven

    PHIL ROSENTHAL and Monica Horan have had a love affair with Italy and la cucina Italiana ever since they first flew there as couriers for DHL in the early '80s. They are especially enamored of the cooking done in the wood-fired ovens once found outside so...
  • So you want to be a sommelier?

    So you want to be a sommelier?
    Massage therapists, bellmen and valets aren't the people you'd expect to sit through a rigorous 10-month wine course. But in Southern California, the race is on to gain certification as a sommelier and get a foot in the door of one of today's hottest...
  • 'The Girl in Alfred Hitchcock's Shower,' by Robert Graysmith

    'The Girl in Alfred Hitchcock's Shower,' by Robert Graysmith
    Gleaming white tiles; pounding jets of water; a naked woman; a shadowy figure on the other side of the plastic curtain; is there anyone out there who doesn't know what happens next? If not the most famous scene in the history of the cinema, the shower...
  • Sam Bottoms dies at 53; actor appeared in 'Apocalypse Now,' 'Last Picture Show'

    Sam Bottoms, a film and television actor who played the role of California surfer-turned-GI Lance Johnson in Francis Ford Coppola's 1979 Vietnam War epic "Apocalypse Now," has died. He was 53. Bottoms died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles of...
  • Sidney Laverents dies at 100; amateur filmmaker celebrated for his humor, technical skill

    Sidney N. Laverents, an award-winning amateur filmmaker whose technically impressive and infectiously humorous 1970 musical short film "Multiple SIDosis" earned a spot in the National Film Registry, has died. He was 100. Laverents, a Depression-era...
  • Patrick Swayze dies at 57; star of the blockbuster films 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost'

    Patrick Swayze dies at 57; star of the blockbuster films 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost'
    Patrick Swayze, the actor and classically trained dancer whose role in the enduringly popular "Dirty Dancing" made him a movie star, one who struggled with the alienation of fame and against being typecast as a leading man, died Monday. He was 57....
  • August Coppola dies at 75; professor was father of Nicolas Cage and brother of Francis Ford Coppola

    August Coppola dies at 75; professor was father of Nicolas Cage and brother of Francis Ford Coppola
    August Coppola, a former literature professor who was the father of actor Nicolas Cage and brother of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, has died. He was 75. Coppola died Tuesday in Los Angeles after suffering a heart attack, Cage'...
  • L.A.'s screening gems

    Perhaps the only people who brag more about their illustrious alumni than Ivy Leaguers are the deans of film schools. At USC, the names dropped are Robert Zemeckis, Jay Roach, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. UCLA proudly lists Francis Ford Coppola, Gore...
  • Former Marlon Brando home in Sherman Oaks for sale for $2.8 million

    Former Marlon Brando home in Sherman Oaks for sale for $2.8 million
    I've been waiting an entire journalism career to write this next sentence: Marlon Brando slept here. Arguably the greatest actor of all time once owned and lived in this Sherman Oaks home that is now listed at $2.8 million. The current owner of the...